In episode 201 of The OCD Stories podcast I chat with Chris Trondsen. Chris is psychotherapist at the Gateway institute, an OCD and anxiety treatment center. He currently serves as the Vice President of the IOCDF Southern California Affiliate – OCD So Cal, leading efforts in OCD awareness and education in the local community.
In this episode I chat with Chris about his story: when it started, how it developed, a suicide attempt, getting effective therapy, building up his life after treatment, and advocacy. Chris shares a roadblock and epiphany in his recovery, making treatment important and taking it seriously, families involvement in treatment, learning to live again, building up a routine again, working through anger, becoming an advocate, becoming a therapist, living with uncertainty, having a ‘why’ in recovery, having a support system, moving from defence to offence in treatment, and much much more. Hope it helps.
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Find out more about Chris:
IOCDF SoCal: https://ocdsocal.org/about-us/board-of-directors/
The Gateway Institute: https://www.gatewayocd.com/
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